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Comment Re:Connect with a VPN (Score 2) 390

Verizon is most likely telling the truth in a highly deceptive way. Technically there is no throttling. There are not fucking with any packet that comes through that connection. They are not actively doing anything to inhibit the flow from Netflix. They've simply chosen to architect a bottle neck which only impacts one provider. The end result is the same but they can truthfully say they're not throttling.

Comment Re:Flight recorder (Score 1) 491

The cause of the crash is fuel starvation of the engines. What killed the crew I think we will never know for sure since the black box only records a 2 hour loop. If they recover it it's going to show 2 hours of autopilot flight in a mostly straight line until the fuel ran out and the engines shut down.

Comment Re:wtf (Score 1) 662

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

The first amendment doesn't apply.

If two private parties agree via contract to not talk about something then it's a contractual issue not a constitutional issue.

Comment Difference between reality and fantasy (Score 1) 1006

For video games to be a cause the shooter has to have a basic flaw. They have to be unable to tell the difference between reality and fantasy.

  To be unable to distinguish between reality and fantasy is insanity. That is the cause of the violence not some silly game.

Every new art form goes through a blame period. Remember when rock and roll was blamed for causing people to rape and kill?

Mommy, what happens to your files when you die?